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ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

The first round of election results are in for the Feb. 13 Special Election, and it looks like the Highline School District’s Replacement of Expiring Educational Programs and Operation Levy is... [Read more]

Evergreen High School Turf Field wins $250K grant from King County Parks

Evergreen High School Turf Field wins $250K grant from King County Parks

Evergreen High School is $250,000 closer to an artificial turf field thanks to a grant from King County Parks. King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the awards January 30, 2018. “These grants... [Read more]

St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will host an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged to attend this informational Open House…

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

The New Start Alternative High School Key Club will again – in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of White Center – hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 – a Taco Bar and Baked Potato Dinner... [Read more]

King County holding Disaster Skills Workshop at White Center Library Feb. 8

King County holding Disaster Skills Workshop at White Center Library Feb. 8

King County will be holding a Disaster Skills Workshop at the White Center Library on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Here are details from the county: King County is prone to many hazards, and... [Read more]

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

The Highline Schools Foundation is still in dire need of food donations for local students. Here’s more info from the good folks at Pollock Insurance: Anne with the Highline Schools Foundation just... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) that they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December. These funds will support activities... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus on the Design... [Read more]

Meet the Principal, discuss issues at Evergreen High on Tues., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.

Meet the Principal, discuss issues at Evergreen High on Tues., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.

Meet the principal, discuss issues, and socialize with other Evergreen High School families at 6 p.m. this Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the school library. This is part of a “First Tuesdays” series... [Read more]

Highline College searching for new Pres., holding public meeting in WC Dec. 4

Highline College searching for new Pres., holding public meeting in WC Dec. 4

As part of its presidential search process, Highline College trustees will hold several listening sessions to learn what community members are looking for in the college’s next leader. In July, Dr. Jack... [Read more]

White Center residents tackle immigration & gentrification in recent Summit

White Center residents tackle immigration & gentrification in recent Summit

Photos courtesy Mel Ponder Photography White Center community members discussed and shared their input on immigration, gentrification, and affordable housing in a Summit held on Nov. 4, 2017 at Evergreen... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is Saturday at Evergreen campus

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is Saturday at Evergreen campus

REMINDER: This Saturday, Nov. 4, will be the second White Center Community Summit of 2017, with the first one held in January: During the previous summit, the White Center Community Development Association... [Read more]

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

From Advertiser Matthew R. Hale, Attorney at Law PLLC: LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance? I had just been out of law school for less than a year and had passed bar only a few months before,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 11

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 11

The Shorewood Holiday Bazaar – coming Saturday, Nov. 11 – is a longstanding tradition in the Shorewood community, featuring over 60 talented local crafter-vendors selling handmade goods ranging from... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

White Center Community Summit will be at Evergreen High on Sat., Nov. 4

White Center Community Summit will be at Evergreen High on Sat., Nov. 4

The second White Center Community Summit of 2017 – with the first one held in January – will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Evergreen High School. There will be Food, Booths,... [Read more]

Evergreen High School celebrating 58th Homecoming TODAY – Fri., Oct. 6

Evergreen High School celebrating 58th Homecoming TODAY – Fri., Oct. 6

Evergreen High School will be celebrating its 58th Homecoming TODAY – Friday, Oct. 6 – and all are invited for an evening of reminiscing to support Evergreen HS Athletics. Alumni and community members... [Read more]

Grand (Re)Opening of Evergreen High School will be Wednesday, Sept. 6

Grand (Re)Opening of Evergreen High School will be Wednesday, Sept. 6

The Grand (Re)Opening of Evergreen High School will be Wednesday morning, Sept. 6, from 6:45 – 9:30 a.m. This free event is open to parents, alumni, and community members. “Help welcome our students... [Read more]

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School recently announced a 5% discount in tuition for families that are new to the school with 6th, 7th, or 8th graders. The move is to introduce families to the benefits specifically... [Read more]